Favorite Quotes on Books and Reading

"A book is a gift you can open again and again." Garrison Keillor

Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.” Jane Yolen

"It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." Oscar Wilde

"Books have furnished, burnished, and enabled my life." Julia Keller

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

It's Been Two Years!

Today marks the the end of my second year and the beginning of my third as a blogger. Over the course of these two years I've read 614 books, provided 213 reviews, and participated in 23 giveaways. I been blessed with wonderful readers and been introduced to some fantastic authors.

I've been thinking about how to celebrate this second year (other than buying more books and reading) and decided to offer my readers with a few chances to win some wonderful prizes. Stay tuned, because I'll be ending my blogiversary celebration with a gift card giveaway.

So up first is a 16 oz. ceramic mug featuring great first lines from various literary works. This giveaway will run from 12:01 AM ET on 03/12/2013 through 11:59 PM ET on 03/18/2013. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, 03/19/2013. This giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada only (sorry). All entries must use the Rafflecopter form below (comments are appreciated but not considered an entry).


  1. yay wow! congrats on two year mark! Must be very exciting, you have come a long way :)